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William Ellis Bowen
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Birth: May 27, 1905
La Plata
Macon County
Missouri, USA
Death: Jun. 16, 1995
Kirksville
Adair County
Missouri, USA

THE HOME PRESS, La Plata, Missouri
Wednesday, June 21, 1995.
---William Ellis Bowen, age 90, of La Plata, Missouri, died Friday (June 16, 1995) at Grim-Smith Hospital in Kirksville, Missouri.
---Born on May 27, 1905, in La Plata, Missouri, he was the son of William Burton and Susan (Fisher) Bowen. On August 1, 1932, he married Velma Floretta Summers, who preceded him in death on September 23, 1988.
---Also preceding him in death were his parents; one granddaughter, Jana Lynne Bowen; one brother, Irvin Bowen; and twin sisters, Lena Hansen and Rena Wiswald.
---Survivors include one son, Jack Bowen and his wife, Melba, of Kirksville, Missouri; one daughter, Treva Kuhn and her husband, Allen, of Oreana, Illinois; four grandchildren, John Bowen and wife, Tina, of Kirksville, Missouri, Ronald Bowen and his wife, Tamra, of Lexington, Kentucky, Russell Kuhn and his wife, Diane, of Macon, Illinois, and Mark Kuhn of Warrensburg, Illinois; ten great-grandchildren, Matthew, Robert, Scott, Adam, Ryan, Benjamin, Annie, and Krystena Bowen and Lori and Rachael Kuhn; two nieces, Bette Seiple of Scottsdale, Arizona, and Darlene Nay and her husband, Howard, of Pinellas Park, Florida; and one nephew, James Curry, of Bucklin, Missouri.
---Mr. Bowen was a graduate of La Plata High School. He was employed for several years by the Santa Fe Railroad until his retirement in 1967. He was a member of Modern Woodman of America.
---Memorial services will be held at 9:30 a.m. on Monday (July 3, 1995) at the La Plata Cemetery, La Plata, Missouri, under the direction of the Travis Funeral Chapel, with the Reverend Archie Cooper officiating. The body has been cremated.
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 Parents:
  William Burton Bowen (1847 - 1919)
  Susan Fisher Bowen (1874 - 1957)
 
 Spouse:
  Velma Floretta Summers Bowen (1910 - 1988)
 
 Siblings:
  Irvin Mitchell Bowen (1899 - 1956)*
  Rena Ardella Bowen Wiswold (1903 - 1974)*
  Lena C. Bowen Doggett (1903 - 1987)*
  William Ellis Bowen (1905 - 1995)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
La Plata Cemetery
La Plata
Macon County
Missouri, USA
 
Created by: Farm Girl from MO.
Record added: Aug 26, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 41171781
William Ellis Bowen
Added by: Farm Girl from MO.
 
 
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